1. “Cloverfield” sequel trailer out, release date set.
Remember eight years ago when J.J. Abrams released his found-footage, monster movie “Cloverfield?” Well in two months (March 11) you can watch the long-rumored sequel “10 Cloverfield Lane” starring John Goodman, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and John Gallagher Jr. “The idea was developed over time. We wanted to hold back the title for as long as possible,” said Abrams about the development and sudden release of the movie. You can watch the trailer, which features a lot of the original’s creepy camera angles and unexplained suspense, here.
2. Best spots to grab a healthy bite in Austin.
Got some food restrictions? Or at least looking to develop some? Check out Matthew Odam’s list of health conscious restaurants in Austin for which healthy doesn’t mean flavorless. There’s sure to be at least one veggie-heavy restaurant on the list that gets your health-buzz going. Indian options like G’raj Mahal and Swad promise loads of flavor, while the edible vegetable art that is a meal at Gardner will leave you asking, “Meat who?”
3. Best new spot to grab an unhealthy bite in Austin.
Drinks and zerts have always been meant for each other. Nightcap, a dessert bar, opened earlier this week on West Sixth Street, and offers, as you might have guessed, desserts and drinks. The spot will have cheesecake made with bourbon cherries, feuilletine and thyme, and an array of classic cocktails. Some menu items even mix booze and sweets. If you’re still stuck on the salt, the menu will feature some small bite, savory options, like roasted beets.
4. Rapper Mos Def arrested in South Africa.
Yasiin Bey, commonly known as rapper Mos Def, was arrested at a South African airport when he tried to use what he claimed was a “world passport.” Bey, who has lived in Cape Town since 2013 was arrested for violating local immigration laws. He entered the country on an American passport that had since expired.
5. Dan Haggerty, “Grizzly Adams,” dies at 74.
Best known for his role as mountain man Grizzly Adams, the 1970s television star Dan Haggerty has died at age 74. Several reports have said that his death was the result of cancer.